Octagon Picnic Table

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Project by medsker posted 04-06-2014 03:09 AM 1567 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made six of these for the elementary school. Turned in to being a very good construction project for my students and I in class.

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#1 posted 04-06-2014 07:10 AM

Very nice.
I might steel the idea. we need a new picnic table ourselves.

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#2 posted 04-06-2014 05:04 PM

Wow, nice design. Can you share some details of how much materials it took to make one?
I’d like to make one for this summer….

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#3 posted 04-10-2014 02:14 PM

Looks great and sturdy. Like the cool design. I’m sure it will last long to be enjoyed. Great job to you and your students.

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#4 posted 04-10-2014 02:22 PM

This is a nice clean table and would be a wonderful addition to anyone’s yard.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 04-10-2014 10:11 PM

SteveW- The original plans were from Woodcraft however it did have to change some due to differences in some dimensions. It took about $200 for each one of these we built. We used the cedartone boards since they were going to be outside. The top and seats were made out of deck boards and the frame was either 2X6’s or 2X4’s. If you want more exact measurements etc. let me know and I will dig through some of my papers and find it.

Thanks everyone for your positive feedback!

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#6 posted 04-29-2014 04:19 AM

Did you pay for the plans?

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